Looking After Your Physical and Mental Health During a Pandemic

This year has certainly been a challenging one due to the COVID-19 pandemic, especially for our older population. Social isolation has not only affected our mental wellbeing, but also our physical health, with disruption to our regular health checks and …

by Dr Georgia Page

Breastfeeding, Nutrition and Looking After Yourself


Often breastfeeding Mums neglect their own nutrition through lack of ‘time’ to care for themselves whilst looking after their newborn and other family members. This is often to the detriment of their own health and a few simple principles …

by Dr Natalie Cordiwiner



Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world and accounts for 80% of all cancers. Two in three Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the time they are 70. For this reason prevention …

by Dr Georgia Page

Bowel Cancer

Bowel cancer is Australia’s second deadliest cancer. It claims more lives than breast cancer, prostate cancer,  and melanoma.  1 in 13 Australian’s will be diagnosed with bowel cancer in their lifetime and it claims the lives of 5,375 people per …

by Dr Georgia Page

Telehealth and Face to Face Consultations

During the COVID 19 Pandemic – to keep our patients and staff safe and to enable social distancing in our waiting room we are continuing to provide telephone consultations. In some cases however, a face to face appointment will be …

Vaccination in Seniors Update


The focus on vaccination is often on children but what about our over 65 population?  Older people suffer higher rates of serious illness and death from infectious diseases such an influenza, pneumococcal disease and herpes zoster.  This is because …

by Dr Georgia Page

Urinary Tract Infections in Seniors

A urinary tract infection (UTI)  is an infection of part of the urinary tract which includes the urethra, bladder, ureter and kidneys. UTI’s are one of the most common infections in older adults with over 10% of women older than …

by Dr Georgia Page

Be Prepared for COVID-19: A Handy Guide

Taken from an article written by Dr Kat McLean, MBChB FRACGP FRNZCGP and Dr Wendy Burton MBBS FRACGP (Hon)


This advice is of a general nature only. For information specific to your needs, …

Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes is a chronic medical condition in which levels of glucose (a type of sugar) in the blood become too high. Over time this can lead to complications such as heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, blindness, amputations and …

by Dr Georgia Page

”T” is for Throat!

This is the third and final article in a series of three, covering conditions involving the Ears, Nose and Throat. This one is for the letter T, throat. The throat is the front part of the neck, and starts at …

by Dr Samantha Pethen

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